are carefully chosen to excel
in conformation, multiple working
modalities, make great companions
and loyal family friends
from working champion parents
with official health checks,
tasted stable temperament are
available to approved homes
whelped in Midnight Solo
Kennel and sired by our studs.
Visit this page to see
Midnight Solo Stud Book

1977 Moscow Russia  
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The owner of our kennel and training Academy is Jean Brown, CKC Draft Judge, AKC Breeder of Merit, K-9 Trainer, CGN and TT evaluator.

Jean’s 1st encounter with BRTs occurred in the late 70s in Moscow.  She was so impressed with the raw power, magnificent presence and willingness to obey the owner’s wishes; she took a picture of her young brother with these 2 BRTS 

Many years later we started our search for a non –shedding breed that could possibly be trained as personal mobility assistance dog for Troy and be a great companion to for the whole family.

We got our 1st Blackie in 2003.  Rusah was the female pick of the litter for learning aptitude, working ability, temperament and structure. Our mentors, Bernie and Lana, professional dog trainers made 3 trips with us to see the litter Rusah came from; to make sure we would get the pup that matched our goals and expectations.  Did she ever!
Rusah was a wonderful ambassador for the breed, an intelligent, gorgeous female with stable temperament. She is one of the most titled versatile working BRT in North America, conformation champion of 6 clubs, Certified Mobility assistance dog and has proven herself as a great brood bitch, giving us four fabulous litters.

It would be an understatement to tell you that we are in love with this breed.  Our BRTs are very important part of the family and are first and foremost well-loved companions. They receive the love, attention, exercise and training that they require and deserve.  Blackies do best living with their human family, bonding with each member to become irreplaceable friends, companion and protectors.

We are Proud of our Canine family & their accomplishments:

* Exclusive Top working and show champions in North America.

* Carefully selected Best Canadian and Imported Bloodlines to fulfill our breeding objectives.

*Excellent breed appropriate temperament (Publicly and Professionally Tested)

* Top Canadian Black Russians in  Obedience, Rally Obedience, Agility, Tracking, Scent work, IPO and Conformation.

*  Official OFA health clearances ( Hips, elbows, heart, eyes, patella)

*Over 250 working titles in our kennel

*Over 30 High in Trails earned by our BRTS

* Multiple Best in Show

* Generations of Performing BRTs in multiple disciplines and modalities

* Proud producer of several working service and therapy dogs

* Kennel operates on partnership


* All our BRTS live at home, not in a kennel setting

MSK (Midnight Solo Kennel) is registered with Canadian Kennel Club since 2005
We do not believe that kennel living is suitable for this breed, that is why none of our BRTs are kenneled, but  live at home with us or our Breeding Partners and extended Midnight Solo Family members. We appreciate all our Extended family members and our breeding partners and grateful for their dedication, passion and vision for Midnight Solo BRTs and our future.

We stand by our puppies and support our puppy owners in every way we can. 

We are looking forward to meeting new puppy owners and see our family grow.

We are honored  to hold Designation  of the Top Versatile  Working BRT Champions  Kennel in North America  since 2005 .

We are very proud of each puppy we produce and appreciate the new owners and breeding partners for their dedication and love for their Russian Terriers.

Jean Brown is a Breeder of Merit withthe AKC -
American Kennel Club

Since 2003 other wonderful BRTs have come into our lives, our BRTS have been a blessing, taught us a lot, have been exteremely sucsessful and have produced great puppies. We are thrilled to watch Midnight Solo grow and thankful to allour breeding partners for an incredible job they do, for their support and love for the breed. Our sucsees is achieved by breeding only quality conformation/Performance Champion BRTs with officially tested stable temperament, official health checks, fully trained and titled in various working modalities
(visit out BREEDING PROGRAM page).

Midnight Solo Kennel is registered with the CKC.  
Owner of the kennel, Jean Brown is a CKC Draft Judge, an AKC Breeder Of Merit, member of German Shepherd Schutzhund Club of Canada, currently serving on a Board of BRTCC and London Schutzhund Club, member of good standing of BRTCA, served as a Chair of BRTCA Performance Committee 2013-2014; recieved expert rating in canine reproduction course, Canine Herbalism Specialist.

For many years Jean was a member of BRT Owners and Breeders Alliance of Canada, actively promoting the breed in CKC events, written several articles for DOG in Canada magazine, organized 5 Annual BRT Fun Days, several picnics, multiple working workshops and seminars in several modalities, , Temperament Test and CGN test for the BRT and Canine community in Canada and USA. Jean is a K-9 trainer, TT and CGC evaluator. Jean was one of the few first people to complete CKC Rally Obedience Judging seminar in 2006 when Rally O sport just came to Canada and became an official CKC event.

Canine Herbalism Specialist- Aug 2018

CKC Rally Obedience judging seminar certificate

In 2012 Jean has certified in canine reproduction


We are proud of every puppy we produce and thankful to each owner for a wonderful life and care they give to their Black Russian terriers.

We are very proud of the fact that several BRTs bred by Midnight Solo and/or sired by our stunning male BRTs are very accomplished Foundation Bitches and Stud dogs in many prominent kennels in USA and Canada, producing quality puppies to preserve the best attributes of Midnight Solo working champions.  

MSK- Midnight Solo Kennel is proud to be Holistically minded. Our BRTs and puppies rasied on Natural food. Irena P , MSK Breeding Partener is Certified Canine Herbalism Specialist and Raw Dog Food Nutrition Specialist .

We are fascinated with the working versatility of Black Russians.  They are very intelligent easy to train dogs, capable of independent thinking and problem solving. We learned so much with them over the years. It has been an incredible journey!

Since 2003 Midnight Solo BRTS have been very sucsessful in multiple performance venues , earned multiple titles in Conformation (shows), Competitive Obedience (OTCH-X, 10 CD, 4 CD-X, 7 Draft titles, multiple Rally Obedience titles; over 30 Passed official Temperament Tests and 60+ Canine Good Neighbour/Citizen tests. 
Several of our offsprings are amazing service dogs and therapy dogs working in a communities, helping people.

6 of our BRTS have earned Schutzhund BH designations and our Sadie and Kicka earned Schutzhund tracking title.

Several of Midnight Solo 's BRTs are CKC Top Obedience, Rally O and Conformation dogs in a breed since 2004. Marley , Ulan and Eli placed Best in Specialty shows. Our BRTS won Best Veteran, Best Brood Bitch, Best Breeding pair, Best kennel, Best junior (Yara) in BRT National Specialties.
(visit  OUR DOGS page to check our BRTS’ titles ). Our BRTS placed Best Bred by Exhibitor puppy in show, Best bred by Exhibitor in Show, multiple working group placing in CKC, UKC, IABCA and RBCSWO.

We are very proud of our BRTs achievenments, structure, health and temperaments and very grateful to each owner for choosing and loving our canine babies.

Every performance venue we tried to train and compete with our Black Russian terriers we were very successful in.

Training became our passion; we opened Training Academy for all breeds of dogs to help others to achieve their goals whether it is titles in obedience and/or Rally or to have a well behaved, well socialized companion. At present We offer only private lessons. (visit our TRAINING page for details).

We are looking forward to many more years with this wonderful breed and inviting you to browse our site and join us for our annual events, workshops and seminars.

To talk about our BRT you can reach Jean by e-mail: jean@midnightsolo.com

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